UNESCO admits Palestinians

October 31, 2011 - 3:27 PM
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Maliki, left, and historian and Ambassador for Palestine at UNESCO Elias Sanbar, face the media during a press conference, as part of a session of UNESCO's 36th General Conference, in Paris, Monday Oct. 31, 2011. Palestine became a full member of the U.N. cultural and educational agency Monday, in a highly divisive move that the United States and other opponents say could harm renewed Mideast peace efforts. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)